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Body language and communication : a guide for people with Autism Spectrum disorders

By: Perks, Simon.
Contributor(s): Lockett, Steve.
Publisher: London National Autistic Society 2007Description: 65 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.|Cover : bright blue ; Spine : bright blue (no print).ISBN: 9781905722297.Subject(s): AUTISM | BODY LANGUAGE | NONVERBAL COMMUNICATION | SOCIAL SKILLS
Contents:
Introduction|Meeting and greeting people|starting a conversation|Speaking|Listening|Having a conversation|Talking with a group of people|Social events|In case of emergency|Developing our body language skills
Summary: "Understanding and using body language can be difficult for people with an autism spectrum disorder. Learning how to use body language effectively can help us to communicate more successfully and enjoyably with other people. This book discusses some simple body language techniques and a number of scenarios where we can put these into practice, such as meeting people for the first time, starting a conversation or engaging in small talk and workplace banter." NAS Website
List(s) this item appears in: Non-verbal comunication Jan 2018 | Body Language March 2019
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"Understanding and using body language can be difficult for people with an autism spectrum disorder. Learning how to use body language effectively can help us to communicate more successfully and enjoyably with other people. This book discusses some simple body language techniques and a number of scenarios where we can put these into practice, such as meeting people for the first time, starting a conversation or engaging in small talk and workplace banter." NAS Website

Introduction|Meeting and greeting people|starting a conversation|Speaking|Listening|Having a conversation|Talking with a group of people|Social events|In case of emergency|Developing our body language skills

Patron comment on 06/10/2015

Needed adapting to be aimed at a child but had some good points.

Patron comment on

I found this book extra good

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